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Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
security is structurally sound. it's going to have to be tweaked, the way it was by ronald reagan and speaker, democratic speaker tip o'neil. the basic structure is sound. but i want to talk about the values behind social security and medicare and then talk about medicare, buecause that's the bg driver of our deficits right now. my grandmother, some of you know, helped to raise me. my grandparents did. my grandfather died awhile back. my grandmother died three days before i was elected president. and she was fiercely indeben dent. she worked her way up, only had a high school education, started as a secretary, ended up being the vice president of a local. she lived alone, by choice, and the reason she could be independent was because of social security and medicare. she had worked all her life, put in this money and understood there was a floor under which she could not go. that's the perspective i bring when i think about what's called entitlements. theplies some sense of dependency. these folks have worked hard, who are counting on this. my approach is, how do we strengthen the
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